Travel tips

Travel tips for Breckenridge

Family on chairlift at breck

Checklist: How to plan a Breckenridge vacation

The countdown is on. Breckenridge Ski Resort opens Nov. 8 — just a month away! It’s time to set a date and live out that ski vacation that keeps playing in your head. Here’s a quick list to help you get organized: Know your audience Family vacation, college reunion trip, girls shred weekend: Who’s coming… Read More

Powder skiing in Breck

4 perfect days for a 5-star experience

You came for the skiing, but it’s the luxury perks that keep you coming back. Sure, hordes of college kids descend on Breckenridge each winter for their turn at the shot-ski. But, you, my friend, are no longer a college kid. You revel in the resort’s attention to detail and incredible amenities as well as… Read More

Fall_in-Breckenridge

4 fall outings for the whole family

This writer, for one, will never understand why some folks call fall the “Off Season.” Sure, up here in Breckenridge it’s the time of year when a little too cold and wet to mountain bike and the slopes aren’t open yet, when the river’s too low to float and the puffy jackets start coming out… Read More

Ski Hill Road gets a dusting of snow

’13/’14 Ski Season Weather Predictions

The first day of autumn greeted Breckenridge earlier this week with rain down low and snow up high. The mountains are dusted white, aspens are beaming and shedding drops of gold, and brisk nights are forcing fleece and beanies out of hibernation. Breckenridge Ski Resort will kick off its 52nd season Nov. 8. — just… Read More

Kids in Breckenridge, CO

4 perfect days for First Timers

Welcome to Breckenridge, arguably the most beautiful and easily one of the most historic ski towns in the United States. Also, at 9,600 feet, it is one of the highest. Even though you can expect a lot of sunshine, even in the heart of winter (don’t forget your sunscreen!), it’s cold, so bring your warm… Read More

Powder & Glade skiing at Breck!

Tips on booking your lodging

With more than 3,000 hotel and condo units in Breck, finding the best location at the best deal can seem daunting. A ski vacation is different from others — there is more gear, more weather dependencies, and more things to think of (but they are also more fun.) To help you book the best vacation… Read More

Family skiing

Breckenridge from a mom’s perspective

Breckenridge is great for families. I should know. I grew up in Colorado and learned to ski at Breckenridge. My first turns were on Peak 8, and I spent formative years in both the town and on the hill. My summers were spent eating ice cream and tromping through the hiking trails on the ski… Read More

Peaks 7 and 8

The advanced skier’s guide to a full day on the slopes of Breck

Are you an advanced skier who loves to explore new terrain? Maybe you’re looking to expand your repertoire of terrain before the season’s end? This should help. This is The Advanced skier’s guide to a full day on the slopes of Breckenridge. Warming up No matter how good of a skier or boarder you may… Read More

Family on chairlift at breck

Top 5 Perks of the Epic Pass

Is there a better time of year than Spring in Breckenridge? With soft snow, warm sunshine, and a Spring Fever party with 40 events in 30 days, the change in season gives us a lot to be excited about. Another sure sign of Spring’s arrival is the start of Epic Pass sales for next season…. Read More

Spring Skiing in Breck

Why April is Breck’s best month

March is upon us, and popular myth means that’s the end of the ski season.  After all, April is about spring fashion and opening up the baseball season.  Certainly nobody skis that late, right? Actually, one of the best-kept secrets around is how great April can be in Breckenridge.  Why should you plan a trip… Read More